Back in August the brown envelope of doom came throw my letter box (thanks Mr Postie!), I wasn't expecting it so at first my anxiety was fine then I opened it read the first few lines and boom the panic set in. Not going to lie how much fear the thought of the assessment process … Continue reading My personal Independence payment and decision￼￼￼￼
Living with a disability can mean a whole mixture of things; but yes, you actually do have a disability or a list as long as your arm, you find ways of adapting your life and how you do things. One big down side of having a disability you also have to handle how others comment … Continue reading I’m not a wheelchair!
I was extremely lucky to get to write for Disability Living here's what I wrote for them. Adding to my accessible home post! Many of us fondly remember the image of a young farm girl, clicking the heels of her sparkling, ruby red slippers and longingly chanting the words, “There’s no place like home, there’s … Continue reading No place like an Accessible home!
For me being disabled means a lot of things. It means I am reliant on my powered wheelchair to act as my legs for the rest of my life. It means I can often attend several hospital and physio appointments just in the space of a week. It means I use medical equipment to keep … Continue reading Is feeling like a second class citizen ok!?
Some Disabilities are in plan site to the naked eye, like mine for instance when you see me the first thing you see isn't my dazzling smile; it's my wheelchair. Then you have those with health conditions that can't be seen to the naked eye. Those disabilities are called invisible. You may not be able … Continue reading Invisible disabilities.
In aid of Changing Places Awareness Day 19th July 2019 This will be my 3rd year celebrating the world of changing places, it's definitely been named by my husband, family and friends as my favourite subject to talk about! I kinda fell into Campaigning about changing Places toilets by mistake after reading an amazing blog … Continue reading Changing places and why I started campaigning!
Let's talk smear tests and well everything lady parts! Im going to do a two parter post, The why I had to have an operation and the hospital ward I spent 24 hours on. On Tuesday the 23rd April I under went surgery where I was put under General anesthesia. If your unsure what General anesthesia is, it's … Continue reading My Operation – A fanny MOT!
New research out on just how bad the lack of accessible housing has become and what's needed to improve the situation. This is just another subject very close to my heart as a Disabled person myself the need to have a home that accessible and suitable for my needs being in a wheelchair is hugely … Continue reading Insight report ~ Habinteg.
I like my Life to be full of smiles and laughter... But I want to share apart of my life I don’t normally show everyone, not because I'm ashamed or scared of what others may say, And I'm definitely not looking for any sympathy as this is my life and I'm ok with that it's … Continue reading My Cough Assist machine
What happens when a service that's meant to keep you safe in your home massively let's you down in ways that leaves you feeling scared to enter your own home! I have so many emotions to process anger, disappointment, frustrated, violated, lied too, scared my list is endless and I don't know how to stop … Continue reading A service that has massively failed me.